Tim is an experienced academic, healthcare manager and paramedic. As Deputy Head of School he is responsible for the provision of public health and healthcare management courses and the staff teaching team across both the Chelmsford and Cambridge campuses.
Having graduated from Anglia Ruskin University with a BA (Hons) in Law with History, Tim joined the then East Anglian Ambulance Service as a student paramedic. Tim was employed with the ambulance service for over fifteen years working clinically in varied roles as a paramedic, training officer, and HEMS critical care paramedic.
Tim also held a number of management positions within the ambulance service, clinically and operationally at junior, middle and senior management levels.
Tim left the ambulance service to become a senior lecturer at ARU teaching on the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science and Diploma Paramedic Studies courses and course leading the Diploma Paramedic Studies course. Tim now works full-time as Deputy Head of School.
Alongside this, he holds roles with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Visitor assessing universities paramedic courses for approval. He sits on the College of Paramedics Education Advisory Committee.
He is currently undertaking a PhD part-time exploring why paramedics move from working for NHS ambulance services to work in roles traditionally undertaken by doctors and nurses.
Hayes T (2019) UK Contributor: Fuchs, S. and Klein, B.L., 2019. Paediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals. 3rd edition rev. Burlington: Jones & Barlett Learning.
Hayes, T. (2014) Key contributor to: Chrispin, P. & Morris L. (2014) East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust Clinical Manual, 2nd edition. Somerset: Class Publishing
Hayes, T. (2011) Chapter on Critical Care Paramedic in Hawkes-Frost, L. & Nicholls, T. (2011) Pain: an ambulance perspective, Somerset: Class Publishing
Hayes, T. (2022) Presentation on ‘Why UK paramedics are leaving ambulance services to work clinically elsewhere in the NHS’, Association of Ambulance Chief Executives Ambulance Leadership Forum. 6th September. Nuneaton
Hayes, T. (2022) Presentation on ‘Why UK paramedics are leaving ambulance services to work clinically elsewhere in the NHS’, College of Paramedics National Conference. 26th May. Online
Hayes, T., 2019. Why are paramedics leaving emergency ambulance services to work clinically in hospitals and GP practices. Poster presented at: National research conference of the College of Paramedics. 24th September. Cardiff
Hayes, T., 2019. Why are paramedics leaving ambulance work for primary care. Poster presented at: Thirteenth Annual Research Student Conference of Anglia Ruskin University, 11th July. Chelmsford
Hayes, T. (2016) Presentation on ‘Healthcare Law and Ethics', Cambridge University Pre Hospital Care Society, Cambridge
Hayes, T. (2012) Presentation on ‘Transportation of Vascular Emergencies’, Vascular Society of Great Britain Annual Scientific Symposium, Glasgow